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Written by Barry Kowal   
Jul 24, 2020 at 06:29 PM

Hello people,
    We have thirteen (13) birthdays on this date.Three singers,two actresses,
a radio personality,an actor,royalty,a tennis player,four models and three trivia facts.
    Let's start with the three trivia facts.


August 8,1945:On Wednesday,August 8,1945 the USA dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki,

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August 8,1963:On the early hours of Thursday,August 8,1963 at Bridego Railway Bridge,
Ledburn,near Mentmore in Buckinghamshire,England the great train robbery of England ocurred.

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August 8,1969:on the night of Friday,August 8,1969 at 10050 Cielo Drive in Los Angeles
the Manson murders occurred.

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1) Born on Saturday,August 8,1998 in Toronto is a Canadian singer,songwriter and
model who attracted a following in 2013,when he began posting song covers on the
video sharing application "Vine".
The following year,he caught the attention of artist managers Andrew Gertler and
Island Records A&R Ziggy Chareton, which led to him signing a deal with the record label. He went on to release an EP and
his debut studio album reached the top 10 in the US and Canada,and number one in the
UK.His sophomore album was preceded by a single.Both albums debuted atop the US
Billboard 200.Since 2015 he has had three #1 albums in Canada.

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 2) Born on Tuesday,August 8,1961 in Barking,Essex,England,United Kingdom is an
English-born Irish musician and songwriter best known as the lead guitarist,
keyboardist and backing vocalist of one of the greatest rock bands of all-time.A
member of the group since its inception,he has recorded 13 studio albums with the
band as well as one solo record.As a guitarist,he has crafted a minimalistic and
textural style of playing.His use of a rhythmic delay effect yields a distinctive
ambient,chiming sound that has become a signature of the group's music.
   In 1976,at Mount Temple Comprehensive School he formed a band with his fellow
students and elder brother that would evolve into this super group.Inspired by the
ethos of punk rock and its basic arrangements,the group began to write its own
material.They eventually became one of the most successful acts in popular music.
The group has had seven (7) number one albums on the US Billboard 200 Album chart and ten (10) number one albums in the UK.

Did I disappoint you
Or leave a bad taste in your mouth
You act like you never had love
And you want me to go without
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3) Born on Monday,August 8,1938 in New York City is this singer/actress.She played
the role of "Cricket" Blake in the television series "Hawaiian Eye".She had two Top
5 songs on the US Billboard Hot 100.In 1960 she had a song that peaked at #3 on the
Hot 100 and in 1959 she peaked at #4 with a duet she performed with an actor who was
a character from the TV series titled "77 Sunset Strip".

   "I just want you to stop combing your hair... & kiss me.You're the maximum utmost."
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4) Born on Sunday,August 8,1993 in Goiania,Brazil is an actress.She debuted in the
film industry a few days after her eighteenth birthday in August 2011.In 2012,she
had a breast augmentation,taking her from an A to a D cup.That year,she played the
role of the Baby Spice character in a parody of the Spice Girls,a British pop girl
group formed in 1994.She was the runner-up for Miss 2015 on my website.

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Jessie Rogers

 5) Born on Friday,August 8,1986 in Salt Lake City,Utah,U.S.A. is a model and adult video star who was Penthouse Pet May 2017

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Charlotte Stokely

 6) Born on Friday,August 8,1952 in Pikesville,Maryland,U.S.A. is a radio personality,author and actress,best known for being the long-running news anchor and co-host of "The Howard Stern Show".

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 7) Born on Sunday,August 8,1937 in Los Angeles is an actor and a director,with a
career in film,television and theatre since 1960.He has been known for his versatile portrayals of antiheroes and vulnerable characters.He won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1980 for "Kramer vs. Kramer", and in 1989 for "Rain Man".
   Widely considered one of the finest actors in history,he first drew critical
praise for starring in the play, "Eh?", for which he won a Theatre World Award and a Drama Desk Award.This achievement was soon followed by his breakthrough 1967 film role as Benjamin Braddock,the title character in "The Graduate". Since that time, his career has largely been focused on the cinema,with sporadic returns to television and to the stage.His notable films include: "Midnight Cowboy","Little Big Man","Straw Dogs,"Papillon","Lenny","Marathon Man","All the President's Men","Kramer vs. Kramer","Tootsie","Rain Man","Hook", and "Wag The Dog". He made his directorial debut in 2012, with "Quartet".
   Along with 2 Academy Award wins, he has been nominated for 5 additional Academy
Awards,and he was nominated for 13 Golden Globes,winning 6 (including an honorary
award).He has won 4 BAFTAs, 3 Drama Desk Awards, 2 Emmy Awards, and a Genie Award.He received the AFI Life Achievement Award in 1999 and the Kennedy Center Honors Award in 2012.

  "Are you trying to seduce me Mrs.Robinson"
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8) Born on Monday,August 8,1988 in London is a member of the British royal family.
She is the elder daughter of Prince Andrew,Duke of York and Sarah,Duchess of York.
A granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II,she is currently eighth in line to the throne. 

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 9) Born on Saturday,August 8,1981 in Basel,Switzerland is a professional tennis
player who in 2018 is ranked as world No. 2 in men's singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).He has won 20 Grand Slam singles titles-the most in history for a male player-and has held the world No. 1 spot in the ATP rankings for a record total of 310 weeks,including a record 237 consecutive weeks.After turning professional in 1998, he was continuously ranked in the top ten from October 2002 to November 2016.He re-entered the top ten following his victory at the 2017 Australian Open.

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10) Born on Wednesday,August 8,1990 in Rostov-on-Don,Russian Federation is a model. She was Playboy Playmate of Month for August 2017.

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Liza Kei

11) Born on Friday,August 8,1986 but in Greeley,Colorado,USA is one of two identical
twin sisters and American models.They were Playboy's December 2008 co-Playmates of
the Month.
Both sisters played volleyball in high school,both attended the University of
Northern Colorado,both have dogs.#11 is the older of the sisters,and can be identified
by a butterfly tattoo on her lower belly.The two Misses December were discovered by
a Playboy scout when one of the twins entered a swimsuit contest at a Hooters.

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Jennifer Campbell

12) Also Born on Wednesday,August 8,1986 also in Greeley,Colorado,USA is one of two identical twin sisters and American models.They were Playboy's December 2008
co-Playmates of the Month.
Both sisters played volleyball in high school,both attended the University of
Northern Colorado,both have dogs.#12 is the younger of the sisters,and describes
herself as more of an athletic tomboy who enjoys boating,camping and fishing.The
two Misses December were discovered by a Playboy scout when one of the twins
entered a swimsuit contest at a Hooters.
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Natalie Jo Campbell

13) Born on Friday,August 8,1947 but in Cleveland,Ohio,USA is a model.She was
Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its March 1970 issue.

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Christine Koren
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